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Becca Pelton

New Holland Brewing announces Battle Creek brewpub opening

HOLLAND – New Holland Brewing is set to open an all-new Brewpub, Micro-Brewhouse, and Micro-Distillery in Battle Creek come spring 2023. This long-anticipated Brewpub will feature a collection of menu items from our existing restaurant locations, small-batch releases of beers and spirits crafted…

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Flavor Profiles of Battle Creek

Keep up on the most interesting restaurants in Battle Creek with our series of Flavor Profiles. Meet the people behind some of the best food and drinks in the area. Find a symphony of flavor at Handmap Chris McCleary plays with flavor the way a concert pianist plays piano. At Handmap Brewing…

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Antique schoolhouse now sells antiques

The Farmer Grey’s sign might joke about “good junk,” but inside the antique store you’ll find old-school perfection. Owner Jane Wallace has an eye for intriguing details. Designers are sure to find something delightful, whether it’s a collection of tiny candelabras or a stuffed chicken or…

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Choose your own Skylark Ridge adventure

I knew I had the coolest job in the world when my boss asked me to test out the new Skylark Ridge rope and zipline course at Binder Park Zoo. The first time you lay eyes on the structure, you will feel awestruck too! The course is unlike any normal ropes and zipline course: it is a large…

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Have fun with flavor during Restaurant Week

Local chefs are having fun with flavor for Battle Creek’s Restaurant Week, Oct. 10-14. Whether it’s the smokey-sweet combo of goat cheese and fig jam or a creamy chocolate and cinnamon dessert, you’re going to find new reasons to eat out in Battle Creek. Here’s the rundown: There are currently…

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Take a taco tour in Calhoun County

Calhoun County has some of the best Mexican food in West Michigan. If you don’t believe us, check out these spots that are the talk of (or “taco”) the town. Start in Battle Creek, where you’ll find authentic flavors. Some restaurants are so popular, they’ve opened two locations. You can find La…

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6 restaurants worth the drive

Some food is worth a special occasion, even if the occasion is only that you’re in the mood for really good food. Here are six restaurants in Calhoun County that are worth the drive for a meal: Albion Malleable Brewing Company Vibe: A pub with the warmth of the city’s industrial past…

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Spend a spooky October in Marshall

The small town of Marshall leans into spooky fun this October. Here are some suggestions for a Halloween adventure: Paranormal investigation It’s going to be scary fun for adults and kids at the Governor’s Mansion. The Great Lakes Ghost Hunters will assist in exploring this site that’s said…

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Spend a perfect fall day in Calhoun County

Sweater weather is upon us. Don’t let winter come before you take in the autumn sights. Whether you’re coming into Battle Creek on M-89 or following Old US Highway 27 into Marshall, here are some stops for your fall color tour: Enjoy the fall colors If you can’t hear the crunch of leaves…

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